Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • Why would Chinese hackers want US hospital patient data?

    The theft of personal data on 4.5 million patients of Community Health Systems by hackers in China highlights the increasing degree to which hospitals are becoming lucrative targets for information theft.

    Written by Martyn Williams19 Aug. 14 10:06
  • How a Boston Hospital is Using Google Glass to Save Lives

    When Glass was first unveiled at Google's annual I/O developer conference in the summer of 2012, it was seen mostly as an expensive novelty that would be available to only a select few "Explorers," at least for a few years. Today, the device is still not widely available, and it still costs $1,500, but it's proving to be much more than novel to some businesses and organizations. (Glass isn't the only form of wearable tech making waves in the enterprise; read "Wearables Offer Promise (and Peril) for the Enterprise" for details.)

    Written by Al Sacco08 May 14 06:01